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SEVENTH MEETING - Corrections Division

2019-2020 Regular Session

STATE OF MINNESOTA SEVENTH MEETING
HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES NINETY-FIRST SESSION

CORRECTIONS DIVISION

MINUTES

Representative Considine, Chair of the Corrections Division, called the meeting to order at 8:04 A.M. on February 27th, 2019, in Room 10 of the State Office Building

The Committee Legislative Assistant noted the roll.

Members present:
CONSIDINE, John (Jack)
WOLGAMOTT, Dan
O'NEILL, Marion
CHRISTENSEN, Shelly
POSTON, John
ZERWAS, Nick

Members Excused:
MARIANI, Carlos
TABKE, Brad

The committee recessed at 8:05

The committee reconvened at 8:21

A quorum was present at 8:21

Rep. Christensen moved to adopt the minutes the minutes from February 26th, 2019. THE MOTION PREVAILED

HF 1575 (Sandell) Jails authorized to share inmate mental illness information with a local county social services agency.

Rep. Sandell presented HF 1575.

Chair Considine moved the HF1575A1 amendment. Amendment was adopted.

Chair Considine moved that HF 1575 be laid over for possible inclusion in the omnibus bill.

Testifiers:

Dr. Kelly Harder, Community Services Director, Dakota County

HF 493 (Zerwas) State correctional institution administrative and disciplinary segregation use guidelines established, and report required.

Rep. Zerwas moved that HF 493 be laid over for possible inclusion in the omnibus bill.

Rep. Zerwas moved the HF493A1 amendment. Amendment was adopted.

Testifiers:

Sue Abderholden, Executive Director, NAMI Minnesota
Commissioner Paul Schnell, Department of Corrections

Chair Considine moved to reconsider the motion to lay over HF 1399 for possible inclusion in the omnibus bill. THE MOTION PREVAILED.

Chair Considine moved to lay over HF 1399 for possible inclusion in the omnibus bill.

The meeting adjourned at 9:01 AM.










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Rep. Jack Considine, Chair






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Adam Kopel, CLA




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Agenda:

HF 493 (Zerwas) State correctional institution administrative and disciplinary segregation use guidelines established, and report required. HF 1575 (Sandell) Jails authorized to share inmate mental illness information with a local county social services agency. *HF 1399 (Considine) Ombudsman for corrections reestablished, ombudsman powers and duties established, report required, and money appropriated. *HF 1399 will be heard to clarify a motion. The bill was previously before the committee. Testimony was heard. No public testimony will be taken for this bill.

Bills Added:
  • HF493 (Zerwas) - State correctional institution administrative and disciplinary segregation use guidelines established, and report required.
  • HF1575 (Sandell) - Jails authorized to share inmate mental illness information with a local county social services agency.
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00:00 - The Division convened, then recessed. 00:49 - HF1575 (Sandell) Jails authorized to share inmate mental illness information with a local county social services agency. 13:15 - HF493 (Zerwas) State correctional institution administrative and disciplinary segregation use guidelines established, and report required. 38:33 - HF1399 (Considine) Ombudsman for corrections reestablished, ombudsman powers and duties established, report required, and money appropriated. - HF1399 will be heard to clarify a motion; the bill was previously before a committee; testimony was heard; no public testimony will be taken for this bill. Runs 40 minutes.